FinanceVerma Commends 3 Health Systems for Their Price Transparency
The CMS administrator called on other hospitals to do more than required by guidelines that took effect this month.
StrategyAHA's Rick Pollack Sees Full Agenda for Year Ahead
The president and CEO of the American Hospital Association shares a bit about the challenges facing the nation's hospitals in...
StrategyCivica Rx Adds 12 Health Systems as Founding Members
The alliance, which was formed last year by seven health systems and three philanthropic organizations, aims to tamp down drug...
Azar Tries to Calm Concerns Over Proposal's Impact on HIV Drugs
Patient advocates warned the Medicare Part D proposal could undermine efforts to expand treatment for HIV and cancer.
FinanceBroad Coalition Unites Against Surprise Medical Bills
The nine-member group wants Congress to protect consumers from excessive out-of-network charges and require provider transparency on treatment options and...
Azar Names New Drug Pricing Advisor Following Predecessor's Death
John O'Brien, a pharmacist with experience in the private sector and government, will serve as HHS' point man on drug...
StrategyPersonalized Medicine: A Potential Game Changer, Someday
There's a lot of talk about the potential for personalized medicine to lower drug costs.
Strategy3 Ways Your Hospital Can Contain Escalating Drug Prices and Shortages
What can hospital executives and clinicians do inside their hospital walls to tackle rising costs and inconsistent supplies?
Trump HHS Manifesto Seeks More Competition, Looser Regulation
The 119-page report is a rehash of ongoing administration efforts to deregulate the healthcare industry with the hope of fostering...
Clinical CarePatient Advocates Pan Latest Medicare Drug Pricing Proposal
Health plans, meanwhile, suggest the changes could empower them to reduce drug spending while continuing to meet beneficiary needs.
New CMS Online Tool Shows Price Differences for Surgeries
Procedure Price Lookup provides Medicare patients with price differences for some surgical procedures in hospital outpatient and ambulatory surgery center...
Finance3 Goals to Achieve Price Transparency Success
One health system provides a look at its decadelong experience with price transparency.